7 Facts About Guru Nanak

1. Guru Nanak appointed Bhai Lehna as the successor Guru, renaming him as Guru Angad, meaning "one's very own" or "part of you".

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2. Guru Nanak was raised in a Hindu family and belonged to the Bhakti Sant tradition.

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3. Guru Nanak emphasised Nam Japna, that is repetition of God's name and attributes, as a means to feel God's presence.

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4. Guru Nanak emphasised that all human beings can have direct access to God without rituals or priests.

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5. Guru Nanak was a Guru, and founded Sikhism during the 15th century.

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6. At the age of five, Guru Nanak is said to have voiced interest in divine subjects.

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7. Guru Nanak travelled far and wide teaching people the message of one God who dwells in every one of His creations and constitutes the eternal Truth.

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